Manager Climate Policy, Enbridge Inc.
Edwin Makkinga is the Manager of Climate Policy at Enbridge Inc., a North American leader in energy delivery. In this role, he supports Enbridge’s efforts on external engagement related to climate-related public policy with regulators, investors, and other stakeholders to advance the company’s role within the transition to a lower-emissions economy in both the U.S. and Canada.
As Manager of Climate Policy, Edwin supports Enbridge’s business development group in evaluating investments in lower emissions technologies through the lens of current and emerging climate policy, including the generation of environmental attributes. He also supports corporate disclosure of climate-related risks and opportunities, performance towards our emissions reduction targets, and participates in industry associations and other multi-lateral groups on behalf of Enbridge and the midstream oil and gas sector.
Before joining Enbridge Inc., he worked for Enbridge Gas Distribution and Aqua Terre Solutions which enabled him to gain a strong background in environmental management with a focus in air emissions, contaminated soil and groundwater remediation and environmental assessment and screenings.
He has a B.Sc. from Redeemer College and a Certificate of Environmental Management from the University of Toronto.